Workshops, Resources for New Entrepreneurs

Workshops, Resources for New Entrepreneurs

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events By Michelle Crouch Scott Buell, 61, worked in the pharmaceutical industry for three decades before he was laid off in 2009. But instead of retiring or looking for another job, Buell decided to take a bold step. He went into business for himself. “I decided I wanted to take control of my destiny,” said Buell, of Raleigh, who started a company with his son. “I had always thought about starting a business and this seemed like a good time,” he …

Decide. Create. Share.

Decide. Create. Share.

Posted on 03/3/2014 by | AARP North Carolina | Comments

Events Do you have questions about the challenges of long term care planning?  Are you interested in learning more about the legal questions about end of life planning, or learning how you can help keep healthy to ensure a better future? Decide. Create. Share.℠ is an AARP initiative dedicated to increasing awareness about the depth and breadth of long-term care and the benefits of planning. It encompasses three primary steps:  • DECIDE where you see yourself in the future.  • CREATE …

The Mint Museum Offers Discounts for AARP Members

The Mint Museum Offers Discounts for AARP Members

Posted on 03/3/2014 by | AARP North Carolina | Comments

Events AARP and The Mint Museum! All AARP members receive special discounts and offers during the Mint’s new blockbuster exhibition, “Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment,” on view March 29 through July 20 at Mint Museum Uptown in Charlotte. This show, making its first stop on a national tour, features the work of 11 award-winning female National Geographic photographers from places around the globe! AARP Day: April 5, 2014 Kick off the special discounts by attending on a day …

Coffee and Conversation Returns to Charlotte!

Coffee and Conversation Returns to Charlotte!

Posted on 02/6/2014 by | AARP North Carolina | Comments

Events After a successful roll out of AARP Charlotte’s new Coffee and Conversation series in 2013, we are happy to share with you our February/March schedule. This year we have added some new topics that are especially important to those of you looking to  make the best decisions of health for you and your family. This month’s topics include:   “The Affordable Care Act and Medicare: How the ACA affects older North Carolinians” (90 minutes) This session focuses on how the …

AARP Queen City Speakers Bureau

AARP Queen City Speakers Bureau

Posted on 02/6/2014 by | AARP North Carolina | Comments

Events Are you looking for a dynamic speaker for your next meeting? Are you interested in learning how to address the challenges of aging in America? Would you like to learn about the wide range of free tools, resources and opportunities that AARP offer right here in Charlotte?  AARP North Carolina is proud to announce its Queen City Speaker’s Bureau! We offer speakers and workshops on a variety of topics tailored for people 50+ living in the Charlotte area:  “To Serve …

Sprinting Since the Spring: AARP Charlotte in 2013

Sprinting Since the Spring: AARP Charlotte in 2013

Posted on 12/12/2013 by | AARP North Carolina | Comments

Events In the spring of 2013, AARP North Carolina began building a new, permanent base in the Queen City to help develop new initiatives that would aid people 50+ to live their lives to the fullest. Two full time staff – Michael Olender and Leo Scarpati – spent the year laying a foundation on which to build a range of new local initiatives that would be felt across all areas that are important to older North Carolinians. Here’s a peek at …